About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

lit 4 Mar 2015

Writer Victoria Law explores zine libraries.

culture 2 Mar 2015

Kyle Studstill is in pursuit of virtue.

food 25 Feb 2015

Lauren Walles has a killer bottle cap collection.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.